Lyndoch Primary School
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Our current school policies include:
Short Term Medication Procedures
Antibiotics and Other Prescription Medications
Any medication must come in original pharmacy packaging and be accompanied by a Medication Authority Form (pdf, 173kb) completed and signed by a doctor and signed by parent/guardian which matches the pharmacy label and must include the following:
Medication must be handed to the front office at the beginning of the day, adult to adult.
Medication will be administered by a staff member at the required time and recorded on a Medication Log.
The first dose of any medication should not be taken at school; the child should be supervised by the family or health professional in case of an allergic reaction.
Non-Prescription Medications e.g. Paracetamol
Non-prescription medications that can be purchased over the counter should also follow the Short Term Medication Procedures.
It should be noted that analgesics can mask signs and symptoms of serious illness or injury.